Raising the Standard: The War on Global Poverty

Bhalla, Surjit S.

It would be an understatement to say that poverty reduction is one of the most important goals of our time. Much has been written on this topic, and the fight against world poverty is now almost forty years old. In 1973, Robert McNamara, President of the World Bank, made a speech about the need to fight global poverty, a speech that launched concentrated work, effort and aid towards poverty reduction by the developed and developing world.



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April 11, 2011